Working on seat sharing agreements will be on the top of the agenda at the upcoming meeting of the INDIA bloc, likely to be held between December 17 and 20, sources have said.
According to sources, while a date for the meeting has not been finalised yet, the meeting will be held in the third week of December.
O’Brien attended the ceremony as the representative of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who was personally invited by Reddy, but could not attend due to pre-scheduled engagements. Chief ministers of Karnataka and Himachal Pradesh, Siddaramaiah and Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu, attended the ceremony, besides Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge, Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra.
The seat-sharing matter was also raised by leaders of the Trinamool Congress during a meeting of opposition leaders held on Monday morning to decide the strategy for the Winter Session of Parliament. The last meeting of the INDIA bloc was held from August 31 – September 1. A meeting of the Coordination Committee of the Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA) was held in New Delhi on September 13.